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Church Hill Infant School

Safeguarding

Church Hill Infant School recognises that the welfare of the child is paramount and takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in its care.

Signing In and Out

To ensure that the Health and Safety of all individuals within our school, all visitors (including supply teachers, work experience students and contractors are required to sign in at Main Reception before entering the school and sign out on their departure. All visitors will be given a visitors badge which must be worn at all times. Please return your badge to reception when you sign out.

Emergency Evacuation

If you hear a continuous bell/alarm you should evacuate the building at the nearest fire exit – clearly marked around the school. The meeting point for all students, staff and visitors to the school is on the main playground at the back of the school unless otherwise directed. Pupils and staff regularly practice the evacuation procedures so please ask if you are unclear. Visitors should report to Mrs Liz Weston so that you can be ticked off the register from the visitor’s book. Please do not wait or deviate to collect belongings. Please do not return to the building at any time until you have been instructed that it is safe to do so.

Safeguarding and Child Protection – your role

DSL's (Designated Safeguarding Leads) are trained in dealing with child abuse and safeguarding children. If you are worried or concerned about a child's safety you can contact the schools DSL's on 0116 2692083

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL):  Meera Bulsara

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL): Claire Elliott 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL): Heather Creighton

Reporting Safeguarding concerns out of hours

Safeguarding Children is everyone's responsibility...

If, you are worried about a child's safety out of school hours contact: 

First Response Children's Duty Team 0116 305 0005 (24-hour phone line) 

Phone 999 if a crime is being committed or if a child is in danger 

Contact Leicestershire police on 101 if you think a crime has been committed but there is no immediate danger.  

Alternatively, you can report your concerns directly to Leicestershire Social Duty by following the link here